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Raffertys Coastal Run

Lake Macquarie, NSW
Saturday 8th July, 2017

If trail running is your passion and you are looking for a family friendly event offering trails with spectacular coastal views and a variety of terrain, this is the event for you!

11km, 22km and 35km Options

Hosted from the magnificent Raffertys Resort on the shores of Lake Macquarie, the event accommodates runners of all abilities with three course distances, 11km, 22km, and 35km, all on offer. Starting and finishing at Raffertys Resort, the trail snakes through the Wallarah National Park taking in the sites of beautiful Lake Macquarie and the stunning coastline of historic Catherine Hill Bay and the Munmorah Conservation Area. The terrain is varied – bushland single track, fire trail, coastal tracks, rock platforms and beach running all feature to challenge and excite the most discerning of trail runners.

Returning this year is the 1km Kids Fun Run held around Raffertys Resort for the younger trail runners. With accommodation, food and Kids Club activities all hosted at the same location as the Start & Finish line you couldn’t ask for much more if you are looking for a weekend trail running escape for the entire family.

This event Sold Out last year so enter today to avoid disappointment.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday 3rd September 2022
Coastal Classic
Royal National Park, NSW

Saturday 17th September 2022
Max Adventure Race Series
Glenbrook, Blue Mountains, NSW

Saturday 15th October 2022
Convict 100
St Albans, NSW

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Beat the Price Rise

Convict 100
Saturday 6th May, 2017
St Albans, NSW

With the Convict 100 just around the corner now is the time to sign up to beat the price rise. A price increase across all 3 distances (44km,68km & 100km) is happening this Thursday so time to get your skates on, enter and save yourself $15 on entry fees.

Plenty of 100km riders have signed up already, with plenty more to come. Many of these riders will be planning to come up and stay the night before due to the early race start the next morning. If the full 100km course is a step to far why not join in the fun and sign up for the 68km or 44km course. The later start for both these distances means you can easily stay in your own comfy bed at home the night before and simply drive up on race morning.

The 68km course contains all the best bits of the 100km course without the extra 32kms of course. That means you can be back to the finish line earlier to take in the festive atmosphere around town and keeps the family happy as you are home at a reasonable hour. Speaking of the family, if they don’t mind turning a wheel as well bring them along and do the 44km course together. With only one major climb and plenty of smooth fire trail it is perfect for those younger riders or those tackling their first mountain bike race.

From the toughest of 100km warriors, the here for a good time (but still pretty intense) 68km riders to the rookies and weekend warriors on the 44km course, there really is a distance to suit everyone.

What are you waiting for…

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Event Wrap Up

Paddy Pallin Adventure Series
Saturday 18th March, 2017
Sunshine Coast, QLD

Despite some rain leading into the race day perfect weather greeted the 170 plus teams at the Sunshine Coast leg of the Paddy Pallin Adventure Series.

All participants were in good spirits with the fastest teams completing the course in between 2 hours and 30min and 3 hours. The Novice category again proved to be a hit with many families and 1st time adventure racers enjoying the day.

The full race report can be found HERE.

The next round of the series will be held in May at the Royal National Park, just South of Sydney with more information to be found HERE on this ever popular event.

Thanks to Osprey Packs for their support and a huge congratulations to all the participants. Full results for both Saturday and Sunday can be found HERE. To see all the photos from the day head to Element Photo & Video Productions.

   
 
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